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BREXIT IMPACT: The drafting and enforcement of the applicable law (governing law) and jurisdiction clause in this Precedent may be affected by Brexit....
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9th Nov
Practice notes
All employees are under a duty of fidelity to their employer. The duty of fidelity is also known as the duty of good faith, or of loyalty.Fidelity is...
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9th Nov
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[To be typed on employer’s headed notepaper][Enter name and address of employee][Enter date]by handDear [enter name]Garden leaveI refer to [[enter...
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9th Nov
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For employees starting fresh employment on or after 6 April 2012, the right not to be unfairly dismissed generally only arises when the employee, by...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and until...
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9th Nov
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[Insert date][Insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert address]To the [insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert name of case, eg X v Y]Claim Number: [insert claim...
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9th Nov
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To succeed in a claim of unfair dismissal, the claimant must establish that they were dismissed by the employer. A contract of employment may...
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9th Nov
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Three months beginning with the effective date of terminationAn unfair dismissal claim must generally be submitted to the employment tribunal within...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and until...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week’s Pay) Regulations 2020 (Week’s Pay Amendment Regs 2020),...
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9th Nov
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1Paragraph 1 of the Grounds of Claim is admitted.2As to paragraph 2 of the Grounds of Claim, it is denied that the Claimant’s colleagues were...
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9th Nov
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Pension loss will generally only arise in cases where an individual has lost their job and the pension provision that went with that job. An...
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Produced in partnership with Keith Bryant QC of Outer Temple Chambers. 12th Jan
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[Insert date][Insert] Employment Tribunal[insert address]To the [insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert case name]Case No: [Insert case number]...
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9th Nov
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[Insert in para 8.2 of claim form ET1:]1The Claimant was employed by the Respondent as a [job title]. She worked at the Respondent’s premises at...
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9th Nov
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Collective agreements are agreements negotiated between one or more trade unions and employers or employers' associations and which relate to one or...
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9th Nov
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Date: [insert date]Dear [insert name of employee]Congratulations and thank you for telling me about your pregnancy and the date that your baby is due....
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9th Nov

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Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): For further information on the joint statements issued by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation...
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Produced in partnership with Gillian Maclellan, Partner of CMS 16th Apr
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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section 1 (Leadership and Purpose) of the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) and highlights...
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12th Apr
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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), which is issued and administered by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is the benchmark for good...
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12th Apr
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Meaning of ‘non-executive director’The general definition of ‘director’ is not exhaustive. The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) provides that the term...
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9th Apr
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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8th Apr
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BackgroundHistorically the UK’s corporate governance regime has been focused on publicly listed companies with the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG...
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8th Apr
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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) sets out standards of good practice in relation to leadership and effectiveness of the board of...
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8th Apr
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The Senior Managers Regime and Certification Regime—what is it?The Senior Managers, Certification Regime (SM&CR) and Conduct Rules for individuals in...
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8th Apr
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This Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Section 5 of the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code), on ‘Remuneration’, and highlights...
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7th Apr
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This Practice Note outlines the regulatory framework for remuneration of directors of quoted and unquoted traded companies against the current...
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7th Apr
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Sustainability toolkitWe have produced a sustainability toolkit, which aims to help practitioners advising businesses on sustainability, by bringing...
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7th Apr
Precedents
This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Name of company], a company incorporated in England with registered number [insert company number] whose...
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7th Apr
Precedents
This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Name of company], a company incorporated in England with registered number [number] whose registered office...
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7th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note discusses both (1) the EU remuneration provisions under the Capital Requirements Directive 2013/36/EU (EU CRD IV) and Regulation...
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30th Mar
Practice notes
The non-executive director (NED) is not a statutory creation and is, essentially, a creature of corporate governance. There is no legal distinction in...
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24th Mar
Practice notes
The concept of independence is key to provisions in the UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) on board effectiveness, including on board and board...
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Produced in partnership with Advanced Boardroom Excellence 24th Mar
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BackgroundThe remuneration of quoted company executive directors is subject to greater shareholder, media and political scrutiny than ever before.In...
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24th Mar
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The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is the benchmark for good governance of listed companies. It...
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24th Mar
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This Practice Note covers the statutory, regulatory and corporate governance framework for directors’ remuneration reports (including the directors’...
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24th Mar
Practice notes
The UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) sets out standards of good governance in relation to board...
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Produced in partnership with Advanced Boardroom Excellence 24th Mar

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